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ABO blood group is a cardiovascular risk factor in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.

J Clin Lipidol 2018 Mar - Apr;12(2):383-389.e1. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada; Division of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2017.12.001DOI Listing
September 2019

Familial hypercholesterolemia in Canada: Initial results from the FH Canada national registry.

Atherosclerosis 2018 10;277:419-424

Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.05.040DOI Listing
October 2018

Simplified Canadian Definition for Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

Can J Cardiol 2018 09 19;34(9):1210-1214. Epub 2018 May 19.

Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.05.015DOI Listing
September 2018

Alirocumab dosing patterns during 40 months of open-label treatment in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

J Clin Lipidol 2018 Nov - Dec;12(6):1463-1470. Epub 2018 Aug 30.

Lipid Clinic, Point Médical and Department of Cardiology, CHU Dijon-Bourgogne, Dijon, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2018.08.011DOI Listing
August 2018

Cardiovascular disease in familial hypercholesterolemia: Validation and refinement of the Montreal-FH-SCORE.

J Clin Lipidol 2017 Sep - Oct;11(5):1161-1167.e3. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Division of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2017.07.008DOI Listing
May 2018

PHACTR1 genotype predicts coronary artery disease in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.

J Clin Lipidol 2018 Jul - Aug;12(4):966-971. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada; Division of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2018.04.012DOI Listing
April 2018

Loss-of-Function PCSK9 Mutations Are Not Associated With Alzheimer Disease.

J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 2018 03 21;31(2):90-96. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

1 Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0891988718764330DOI Listing
March 2018

The 9p21.3 locus and cardiovascular risk in familial hypercholesterolemia.

J Clin Lipidol 2017 Mar - Apr;11(2):406-412. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada; Division of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2017.01.012DOI Listing
January 2018

Polygenic risk score predicts prevalence of cardiovascular disease in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.

J Clin Lipidol 2017 May - Jun;11(3):725-732.e5. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada; Division of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2017.03.019DOI Listing
December 2017

A tale of 2 cousins: An atypical and a typical case of abetalipoproteinemia.

J Clin Lipidol 2016 Jul-Aug;10(4):1030-1034. Epub 2016 Feb 13.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2016.01.003DOI Listing
October 2017

ApoB-lipoproteins and dysfunctional white adipose tissue: Relation to risk factors for type 2 diabetes in humans.

J Clin Lipidol 2017 Jan - Feb;11(1):34-45.e2. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

Nutrition Department, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), Montréal, Québec, Canada; Montreal Diabetes Research Center (MDRC), Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2016.09.013DOI Listing
October 2017

Predicting proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type-9 loss of function mutations using plasma PCSK9 concentration.

J Clin Lipidol 2017 Jan - Feb;11(1):55-60. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2016.09.015DOI Listing
October 2017

The Montreal-FH-SCORE: A new score to predict cardiovascular events in familial hypercholesterolemia.

J Clin Lipidol 2017 Jan - Feb;11(1):80-86. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Biochemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2016.10.004DOI Listing
October 2017

Association Between Plasma Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 and the Presence of Metabolic Syndrome in a Predominantly Rural-Based Sub-Saharan African Population.

Metab Syndr Relat Disord 2017 10 27;15(8):423-429. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

1 Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Montreal Clinical Research Institute , Affiliated with Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/met.2017.0027DOI Listing
October 2017

Scavenger Receptor LOX1 Genotype Predicts Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

Can J Cardiol 2017 10 29;33(10):1312-1318. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Nutrition, Metabolism, and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2017.07.480DOI Listing
October 2017

Myotoxicity of statins: Mechanism of action.

Pharmacol Ther 2017 Jul 14;175:1-16. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Clinique de Prévention Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Clinique de Montréal, Canada; Département de nutrition, Faculté de Médecine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pharmthera.2017.02.029DOI Listing
July 2017

Inclisiran in Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk with Elevated LDL Cholesterol.

N Engl J Med 2017 04 17;376(15):1430-1440. Epub 2017 Mar 17.

From the Imperial Centre for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London (K.K.R.), and Knowle House Surgery, Plymouth (T.H.) - both in the United Kingdom; the Department of Cardiology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin Institute of Health and German Center for Cardiovascular Research, Berlin (U.L.), and University Heart Center Hamburg, Department of General and Interventional Cardiology, Hamburg (M.K.) - all in Germany; the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto (L.A.L.); the Medicines Company, Parsippany, NJ (D.K., P.W.); Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal, University of Montreal, Montreal (R.D.); the Department of Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, VieCuri Medical Center for Northern Limburg, Venlo (R.P.T.T.), University Medical Center, Utrecht (F.L.J.V.), and the Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center-University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (J.J.P.K.) - all in the Netherlands; the Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Medpace, Cincinnati (T.T.); and the Department of Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (R.S.W.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1615758DOI Listing
April 2017

Autoantibodies against GPIHBP1 as a Cause of Hypertriglyceridemia.

N Engl J Med 2017 04 5;376(17):1647-1658. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

From the Departments of Medicine (A.P.B., M.A.M., N.P.S., X.H., C.M.A., M.L., L.G.F., S.G.Y.), Rheumatology (M.A.M.), Human Genetics (K.R., S.G.Y.), and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (P.T.), David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, and the Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco (C.R.P.); the Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi (K.M., T.M., M.M., K.N.), and the Department of Insured Medical Care Management, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo (M.A.) - both in Japan; the Finsen Laboratory, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen (M.P.); the Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (D.J.B.); the Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville (M.F.L.); the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and Thai Red Cross Society, Bangkok, Thailand (W.K.); Clinique de Prévention Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal, University of Montreal, Montreal (R.D.); the Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas (A.G.); the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, New York University School of Medicine, New York (I.J.G.); and Fédération d'Endocrinologie, Groupement Hospitalier Est, Hospices Civils de Lyon, INSERM UMR-1060 Carmen, Université de Lyon, Lyon, France (P.M., S.C.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5555413PMC
April 2017

Commentary.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Clin Chem 2016 12;62(12):1568-1569

George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2016.263566DOI Listing
December 2016

Familial hypercholesterolemia: PCSK9 InsLEU genetic variant and prediabetes/diabetes risk.

J Clin Lipidol 2015 Nov-Dec;9(6):786-793.e1. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2015.08.005DOI Listing
September 2016

Role of rs3846662 and HMGCR alternative splicing in statin efficacy and baseline lipid levels in familial hypercholesterolemia.

Pharmacogenet Genomics 2016 Jan;26(1):1-11

aCentre for Studies in Alzheimer's disease prevention bDouglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University cDepartment of Nutrition, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal (IRCM), Montreal University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FPC.0000000000000178DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5138058PMC
January 2016

Effects of rs3846662 Variants on HMGCR mRNA and Protein Levels and on Markers of Alzheimer's Disease Pathology.

J Mol Neurosci 2016 Jan 5;58(1):109-19. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Centre for Studies on Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease (StoP-AD Centre), Douglas Mental Health University Institute, 6875 Lasalle, Verdun, Quebec, H4H 1R3, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12031-015-0666-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5138059PMC
January 2016

Cost-effectiveness of strategies for testing current hepatitis C virus infection.

Hepatology 2015 Nov 25;62(5):1396-404. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.27966DOI Listing
November 2015

Extreme Hypernatremia with Markedly Increased Anion Gap.

Clin Chem 2015 Nov;61(11):1422

Department of Pathology, George Washington University, Washington, DC; Pathology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2015.242313DOI Listing
November 2015

Retrieval of TRAPEASE and OPTEASE Inferior Vena Cava Filters with Extended Dwell Times.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2015 Oct 29;26(10):1519-25. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, George Washington University Hospital, 900 23rd St. NW, Washington, DC 20037.. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2015.06.021DOI Listing
October 2015

Commentary.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Clin Chem 2015 Oct;61(10):1244-5

Pathology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2015.238246DOI Listing
October 2015

CKM and LILRB5 are associated with serum levels of creatine kinase.

Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2014 Dec 11;7(6):880-6. Epub 2014 Sep 11.

From the Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (M.-P.D., R.Z., A.B., A.M.K.B., I.M., V.N., N.L., G.A., Y.F.Z., S.P., S.d.D., E.R., M.S.P., J.-C.T.); Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (M.-P.D., R.Z., A.B., R.D., S.d.D., J.T., E.R., M.S.P., J.-C.T.); Beaulieu-Saucier Pharmacogenomics Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (M.-P.D., R.Z., A.B., I.M., A.M.K.B. V.N., G.A., Y.F.Z., S.P., S.d.D., M.S.P., J.-C.T.); Centre Hospitalier du CHU de Québec, Quebec city, Quebec, Canada (J.B.); Centre Hospitalier Régional de Lanaudière, Saint-Charles-Borromée, Quebec, Canada (S.K.); Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (R.D.); Centre de Santé et de Services Sociaux de Trois-Rivieères, Centre Hospitalier Affilié Universitaire Régional, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada (A.D.); and Centre de recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (J.T.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.113.000395DOI Listing
December 2014

PCSK9 R46L, lower LDL, and cardiovascular disease risk in familial hypercholesterolemia: a cross-sectional cohort study.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2014 Dec 2;34(12):2700-5. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), Nutrition, Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Montréal, Canada (Y.G.L.S., A.B.); Medicine Department, McGill University, Montréal, Canada (Y.G.L.S., R.D., J.D., A.B.); and Nutrition Department, University of Montreal, Montréal, Canada (R.D., J.D.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304406DOI Listing
December 2014

Treatment patterns and annual drug costs of biologic therapies across indications from the Humana commercial database.

J Manag Care Spec Pharm 2014 Dec;20(12):1236-44

One Technology Place, Rockland, MA 02370.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18553/jmcp.2014.20.12.1236DOI Listing
December 2014

Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement on familial hypercholesterolemia.

Can J Cardiol 2014 Dec 2;30(12):1471-81. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Departement de Medecine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, Centre hospitalier de Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2014.09.028DOI Listing
December 2014

Hyperphosphatemia in a patient with Candida sepsis.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Clin Chem 2014 Sep;60(9):1241-2

Pathology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC (consultant); Department of Pathology, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC (emeritus professor).

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http://www.clinchem.org/cgi/doi/10.1373/clinchem.2013.220087
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2013.220087DOI Listing
September 2014

The effect of insulin on circulating PCSK9 in postmenopausal obese women.

Clin Biochem 2014 Aug 8;47(12):1033-9. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis Research Group, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal (IRCM), QC, Canada; Platform for Research in Obesity, Metabolism and Diabetes (PROMD), Metabolic Unit Laboratory, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal (IRCM), QC, Canada; Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2014.03.022DOI Listing
August 2014

Lab Tests Online and consumer understanding of laboratory testing.

Clin Chim Acta 2014 May 9;432:162-5. Epub 2013 Oct 9.

Pathology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington DC, United States; George Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2013.09.028DOI Listing
May 2014

Cost drivers of prescription opioid abuse in commercial and Medicare populations.

Pain Pract 2014 Mar 25;14(3):E116-25. Epub 2013 Nov 25.

Comprehensive Health Insights, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papr.12147DOI Listing
March 2014

The prevalence of diagnosed opioid abuse in commercial and Medicare managed care populations.

Pain Pract 2014 Mar 1;14(3):E106-15. Epub 2013 Dec 1.

Comprehensive Health Insights, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papr.12148DOI Listing
March 2014

Pain conditions ranked by healthcare costs for members of a national health plan.

Pain Pract 2014 Feb 19;14(2):117-31. Epub 2013 Apr 19.

Comprehensive Health Insights Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.

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February 2014

Inefficiencies in osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain management.

Am J Manag Care 2013 Oct;19(10):816-23

Principal Researcher, Comprehensive Health Insights, Inc, 325 W Main St WFP6W, Louisville, KY 40202. E-mail:

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October 2013

Identification and management of patients at elevated cardiometabolic risk in canadian primary care: how well are we doing?

Can J Cardiol 2013 Aug 7;29(8):960-8. Epub 2013 Mar 7.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2012.12.001DOI Listing
August 2013

Screening for the presence of coronary artery disease.

Can J Diabetes 2013 Apr 26;37 Suppl 1:S105-9. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

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April 2013

White adipose tissue apolipoprotein C-I secretion in relation to delayed plasma clearance of dietary fat in humans.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2012 Nov 20;32(11):2785-93. Epub 2012 Sep 20.

Institut de recheches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.300306DOI Listing
November 2012

Comparison of serial Hepatitis C virus detection in samples submitted through serology for reflex confirmation versus samples directly submitted for quantitation.

J Clin Microbiol 2011 Aug 8;49(8):3036-9. Epub 2011 Jun 8.

Infectious Diseases Section (151B), Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 50 Irving St. NW, Washington, DC 20422, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00577-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3147769PMC
August 2011

Celiac disease in an urban VA population with iron deficiency: the case against routine duodenal biopsy.

Dig Dis Sci 2011 Jul 11;56(7):2037-41. Epub 2011 Jan 11.

Medical, Pathology, and Research Services, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-010-1549-yDOI Listing
July 2011

Thyroglobulin antibodies--failing the test.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011 May;96(5):1276-8

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May 2011

Commentary.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Clin Chem 2011 Mar;57(3):385-6

Pathology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.

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http://www.clinchem.org/cgi/doi/10.1373/clinchem.2010.158089
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March 2011

Characterization of a new LCAT mutation causing familial LCAT deficiency (FLD) and the role of APOE as a modifier gene of the FLD phenotype.

Atherosclerosis 2009 Dec 21;207(2):452-7. Epub 2009 May 21.

Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis Research Group, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal (IRCM), Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2009.05.014DOI Listing
December 2009

Alanine aminotransferase: is it healthy to be "normal"?

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Hepatology 2009 Dec;50(6):1699-701

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.23358DOI Listing
December 2009

Commentary.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Clin Chem 2009 Aug;55(8):1576

Veterans Affairs Medical Center, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2009.129593DOI Listing
August 2009

Laboratory tests of thyroid function: uses and limitations.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 2007 Sep;36(3):579-94, v

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and George Washington University Medical Center, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecl.2007.04.003DOI Listing
September 2007

A novel nonsense apolipoprotein A-I mutation (apoA-I(E136X)) causes low HDL cholesterol in French Canadians.

Atherosclerosis 2006 Mar 14;185(1):127-36. Epub 2005 Jul 14.

Division of Cardiology, McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, Qué., Canada H3A 1A1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2005.05.028DOI Listing
March 2006

Assessment of liver fibrosis: Can serum become the sample of choice?

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Clin Chem 2005 Oct;51(10):1763-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2005.056929DOI Listing
October 2005

Cost effectiveness of testing strategies for chronic hepatitis C.

Am J Gastroenterol 2005 Mar;100(3):607-15

Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2005.405
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2005.40531.xDOI Listing
March 2005

How will data standards affect EHRs?

Authors:
Robert Dufour

Fam Pract Manag 2005 Feb;12(2):12; author reply 12

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February 2005

Lot-to-lot variation in anti-hepatitis C signal-to-cutoff ratio.

Authors:
D Robert Dufour

Clin Chem 2004 May;50(5):958-60

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA.

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May 2004

Sodium-wasting nephropathy caused by cisplatin in a patient with small-cell lung cancer.

Clin Lung Cancer 2003 Nov;5(3):187-9

Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA.

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November 2003

Laboratory approach to acute and chronic hepatitis.

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D Robert Dufour

MLO Med Lab Obs 2003 Sep;35(9):10-2, 14, 16; quiz 20-1

Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.

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September 2003

Chemiluminescence assay improves specificity of hepatitis C antibody detection.

Clin Chem 2003 Jun;49(6 Pt 1):940-4

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Pathology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.

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June 2003

Low vitamin B-12 concentrations in patients without anemia: the effect of folic acid fortification of grain.

Am J Clin Nutr 2003 Jun;77(6):1474-7

Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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June 2003

Low-positive anti-hepatitis C virus enzyme immunoassay results: an important predictor of low likelihood of hepatitis C infection.

Clin Chem 2003 Mar;49(3):479-86

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA.

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March 2003

Hyperkalaemia and selective hypoaldosteronism in myotonic dystrophy.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2002 Feb;56(2):271-5

Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, VAMC, Washington, DC, USA.

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February 2002